[PD-dev] passing command line args to pd on OSX

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Aug 22 22:36:40 CEST 2006

It would quite nice to have that option, but I can't say its on my  
TODO list.

As a workaround, you can do it like this:

/Applications/Pd-0.39-2.app/Contents/Resources/bin/pd -verbose

But there are issues with that too.


On Aug 20, 2006, at 12:16 PM, Thomas Grill wrote:

> Hi all,
> the packaging of PD no OSX as a modified wish standalone  
> application has the disadvantage that it's obviously not possible  
> to pass on command-line args, such as
> /Applications/Pd-0.39-2.app/Contents/MacOS/Pd -verbose
> because -verbose would be an option for wish than, or
> /Applications/Pd-0.39-2.app/Contents/MacOS/Pd -- -verbose
> because passing on args from the pd.tk script is not implemented.
> I would do that but unfortunately i'm not able to suppress my  
> disgust against tcl/tk, although that would be a very useful  
> enhancement.
> I guess it's fairly easy to do - someone who wants to have a look?
> greetings,
> Thomas
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